Summer is Here!
It’s time to bask in the warm weather and enjoy some of the many fun events taking place throughout Orange County. Not sure what should be on your list? Here are some of our top summer 2018 event picks!
The Orange County Fair – Jul. 13th – Aug. 12th
You can’t have summer in Orange County without a trip to the fair. Rides, entertainment, local vendors, cool animal encounters, and of course… the food! Don’t forget to get your tickets to performances at Pacific Amphitheatre which will also get you into the fair grounds.
Pageant of the Masters – Jul. 7th – Sept. 1st
Ready for an awe inspiring evening? Settle into the beautiful outdoor venue and watch as people recreate exquisite pieces of art on stage accompanied by live music and narration. This year’s theme is “Under the Sun”. The set dressings, costumers, makeup, and inspiration are all sure to impress.
Sawdust Festival – Jun. 29th – Sep. 2nd
Located in Laguna Beach, the Sawdust Festival is a showcase of local artists’ works featuring paintings, pottery, glassblowing, jewelry, and more. You can also sign up for one of the many art classes offered during the festival.
Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade and Festival
Celebrate the 4th of July beachfront with this fun day filled with parades, entertainment, food, and the Surf City 5K run! Of course, no 4th of July celebration would be complete without a fireworks display. This one is particularly beautiful taking place at Huntington Beach Pier over the water.
Angels Baseball vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Jul. 6th – Jul. 8th
Catch this crosstown rivalry at home base when the Angels face off against the Dodgers at Angel Stadium. Enjoy a fireworks show Saturday evening and Sunday the first 10,000 fans ages 3-13 are eligible to receive a Youth Trout Jersey (while supplies last).
Orange International Street Fair – Aug. 31st – Sep. 2nd
Open during Labor Day weekend, travel to Old Town Orange and enjoy the unique ambiance of this historic area. The street fair offers delicious foods from around the world, with each spoke around the circle full of tasty options.
Ohana Fest – Sep. 28th – Sep. 30th
The lineup for this year’s Ohana Fest is unbelievable – Mumford & Sons, Beck, Young The Giant, Eric Church, Norah Jones, and Eddie Vedder just to name a few! Cruise down to Dana Point, Doheny State Beach, and listen to fantastic music with an ocean backdrop. Enjoy unique libations and artisan foods while soaking in the sun and sounds at this exciting event.
These are just a few of the exciting events happening in Orange County this summer. What’s on your must-do 2018 summer list?